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Graduate Program Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Earn Your MBA in About One Year

  • Efficiency – An MBA in as few as 12 months
  • Affordability – Only $21K in total tuition
  • Convenience – No GRE/GMAT required
  • Experience – Earn industry-recognized credentials
  • Focus – 5 different concentration options
  • Expertise – Instructors with real-world experience

MBA Program Overview

At Southern New Hampshire University, our on campus Master of Business Administration degree gives you the expertise, freedom and support you need to move across industries, locations and departments. This newly-revised, 30-credit, affordable MBA program offers 5 career-focused concentrations and can be completed in just over a year. Whether you're looking to enhance your current career, switch careers or ensure the success of your own business, our hands-on MBA coursework taught by industry professionals will help prepare you for the modern workforce.

Concentration Options

Looking for a specialized MBA to help you stand out in a competitive marketplace? Consider one of the following concentrations:

See Yourself Succeed with an MBA from SNHU

Today's business environment requires professionals to adapt to change on the fly, assess resource constraints strategically and provide solutions to complex problems. SNHU's MBA program furnishes you with the specific knowledge base and skillsets you'll need to succeed in a modern business career. You'll learn from experienced faculty and interact with a diverse student body, sharpening your ability to connect with people as a result. You'll also consider an increasingly global business environment while working to formulate your own business plan, better equipping you to compete and excel.

A Master of Business Administration degree from SNHU enables you to help reshape corporations, create sustainability in small businesses and take your rightful place in today's market as an up-and-coming entrepreneur or business leader. Furthermore, our MBA offers you the flexibility to tailor your program around your interests through the concentrations.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your MBA at SNHU include:

  • Affordability. SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire.
  • Efficiency and flexibility. Complete your graduate degree on campus in 12-18 months, with 3-5 courses per 16-week term.
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty who are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands.
  • Accreditation. Programs are accredited by multiple governing agencies, including the New England Commission of Higher Education and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
  • Academic heritage. Southern New Hampshire University was established in 1932 and has been offering an MBA program for more than 40 years, graduating thousands of successful business professionals.
  • Easy application. No GMAT or GRE required for admission.
  • Student support. Count on the ongoing support of dedicated academic and career advisors specialized in your area of study.
  • Networking. Seek tips and career opportunities from a nationwide network that includes successful alumni within such companies as Liberty Mutual Insurance, Fidelity Investments, U.S. Departments of Defense and Armed Forces, State Street Corporation, IBM, AT&T, General Dynamics, Verizon, United Healthcare, Boston Scientific, Pfizer, Oracle and more.
  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff committed to your success.

Admission Requirements

SNHU requires an undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 (or equivalent) for admission. If you are an international student in need of a visa to study on campus, please see our international admission requirements.

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our three 16-week graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within two weeks of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply complete our online application form.

Career Outlook

Employees with a master's degree earn 18% more on average than those with only a bachelor's degree, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are also significantly less likely to be unemployed.

A Master of Business Administration is the most sought-after standard of graduate-level degrees. It provides you with greater flexibility to transition across departments and industries due to the academic diversity of subjects studied. MBAs are increasingly in high demand across multiple industries, including financial services, science and technology, healthcare, trade and manufacturing. There is also a significant uptake in demand for MBAs within small business firms and startups.

Professionals who obtain this degree often describe the accomplishment as highly rewarding - personally, professionally and financially. Simply put, an MBA is worth the investment.

Curriculum

SNHU's MBA gives you the freedom and flexibility to customize your program with courses that focus on areas that interest you. Here, you can choose to take either elective courses or a concentration to complete your 12-course program. Those with non-business academic backgrounds may be required to take foundation courses. Students requiring foundation courses often choose the elective option because it allows you the freedom to use some of your foundation courses to also fulfill elective requirements.

SNHU MBA students can also pursue a graduate certificate beyond the standard degree program, which allows you to list another significant credential on your resume with minimal additional coursework (typically at a reduced credit load, depending on the electives selected).

Graduate Tuition

Earning your degree is a smart choice to advance your career, and investing in an affordable program increases your ROI. We keep our costs low to remove barriers between you and your goals.

University Accreditation

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.

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